Earlier this week, President Biden announced that for the first time in more than a decade, premiums for Medicare Part B will decrease next year – by over $60 per beneficiary per year. In addition, through the work of the Inflation Reduction Act, President Biden and Democrats are continuing to strengthen and protect Medicare and lower health care and prescription drug costs for hard working families across the country.
- In Connecticut: News 8: Some Connecticut Medicare beneficiaries will see 1st price drop in decade
- In Georgia: WRDW: President Biden Announces Affordable Medication
- In Illinois: WGN-TV: President Biden on Inflation Reduction Act’s impact on health care, Medicare
- In Mississippi: WLOV: President Biden Makes Prescription Drugs More Affordable
- In New York: Spectrum News NY1: Drawing contrast with GOP before midterms, Biden touts drop in Medicare prices
- In Nevada: 8 News Now: Biden touts drug pricing reforms ahead of midterms
- In North Dakota: KUMV-TV: Over 138,000 North Dakotans Can Benefit from President Biden’s Strengthening of Medicare
- In Ohio: Toledo Blade: Millions of Americans will save on Medicare fees next year
- In Pennsylvania: FOX 43: President Biden Praises Health Care Progress
- In Pennsylvania: The Philadelphia Inquirer: Medicare Part B premium and deductible are going down in 2023
While Biden and Democrats are strengthening Medicare and lowering health care costs for seniors, Republicans are siding with Big Pharma and threatening to put Medicare and Social Security on the chopping block. Here are just a couple examples:
- In New Hampshire: Manchester Ink Link: Hassan pledges to protect Social Security and Medicare while saying Bolduc would destroy them
- In Wisconsin: UpNorthNews: ‘Completely out of Touch’: Ron Johnson’s Threats to Social Security and Medicare Put Wisconsin Seniors in Jeopardy
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